Life is busy enough for most of us without having to be bogged down with daily home maintenance. So, if you have some money to spare, why not make your job easier with a robot vacuum cleaner? Several iRobots models are up to 50 percent off Selling on Amazon. Including some at record low prices . At $160, this model is 42 percent off its regular price of $275.
While it’s not the first time the 694 has dropped to this price, it’s always worth a call, as it’s our top pick. . Easy to use thanks to three on-board buttons and the included iRobot app. There’s also Alexa and Google Assistant support, so you can tell the vacuum to start cleaning with a voice command.
You can set cleaning schedules so that the 694 regularly picks up any dirt in your home, and we found it did a solid job of removing dirt from carpets as well as hard floors. Battery life varies depending on the type of floor. According to iRobot, the device will run for up to 90 minutes when cleaning hardwood floors, but in our tests the battery lasted about 45 minutes when placed on several types of surfaces. Sure enough, when it’s time to charge, Roomba will return to its dock and juice up.
On the downside, you only get the basics to get you started — the 694 doesn’t come with any replacement filters or brushes. But given that you’ll save over $100 on this model thanks to the sale, you might want to set aside some funds to buy them when the time comes.
Those looking for some additional features may be more interested which has dropped to a record low. At $599, it’s $300 off the regular price. According to iRobot, the Roomba j9+ “picks up dust and debris better than any other robot vacuum.” It also has a Dirt Detective feature that can learn which areas of your home are most prone to dirt, so it knows which rooms to prioritize, the level of absorption to apply, and how many cleaning passes may be needed.
Roomba j9+ can detect and avoid common obstacles like cables and socks. Perhaps most importantly, it can detect pet waste. This model will also automatically empty the bin, which means you have less to worry about.